The new Companies Online Registration Environment (CORE) explained

  • Event: The new Companies Online Registration Environment (CORE) explained
  • Date: 24/02/2021
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Venue: Online Session, Via Zoom , Online,
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The new CRO CORE system was launched in December 2020, with all existing accounts automatically transferring to the new platform. 

Using a new system can be perplexing and, as with all new IT systems, tweaks may be required to address bugs encountered in using the system.

Having received such commentary from member companies, Shannon Chamber is delighted that the Registrar of Companies, Maureen O’Sullivan, has accepted our invitation to give, via this Webinar, a live demonstration on the functionality of the system, what adjustments have been made since its launch and, to respond to any queries webinar attendees may have about the system.

This is unique opportunity to familiarise yourself with the system and to outline any issues currently being experienced in filing returns.


About the Speaker

Maureen O’Sullivan was appointed to the roles of Registrar of Companies and Registrar of Friendly Societies in March 2015.

Ms O’Sullivan joined the Department of Industry & Commerce in 1991 has served in the Department of the Taoiseach, the Competition Authority and the Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation. She served in the Companies Registration Office and the company law area earlier in her career and subsequently in a number of senior roles in the Department in the Industrial Relations, Labour Market Policy, Human Resources and Workplace Relations areas. Until her appointment as Registrar Ms O’Sullivan was responsible for the implementation of the Workplace Relations Reform Programme which amalgamated five industrial relations and employment rights bodies into two.

Since her appointment as Registrar of Companies and Registrar of Friendly Societies, Maureen has overseen the implementation of the Companies Act 2014, the introduction of mandatory electronic filing for annual returns and the migration of the Registry of Friendly Societies to a new, modern IT platform with the option of electronic filing for the first time.  The migration of the Companies and Business Names database to the new platform was completed in December 2020.

Maureen was appointed as the new Register of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Co-Operatives in July 2019 and oversaw the opening of Register for filing on 29th July 2019.

Ms O’Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree, Certificates in Public Management and Public Sector Human Resources and a Professional Diploma in Corporate Governance.

This webinar is Free of Charge, but online booking is essential

The link to join this webinar will be shared via email a day before the event.